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Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 418

Jan 1st - Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 5th string quartet
Jan 1st - 38th Rose Bowl: #4 Illinois beats #7 Stanford, 40-7
Jan 1st - 18th Sugar Bowl: #3 Maryland beats #1 Tennessee, 28-13
Jan 1st - 18th Orange Bowl: #6 Georgia Tech beats #9 Baylor, 17-14
Jan 2nd - "Pal Joey" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances
Jan 3rd - "Dragnet" with Jack Webb premieres on NBC TV
Jan 3rd - Australia beat W Indies by one wicket at the MCG, last stand 38
Jan 5th - Flying Enterprise sinks
Jan 5th - British Prime Minister Winston Churchill makes an official visit to the US
Jan 7th - French Plevin government falls
Jan 8th - Jordan adopts constitution
Jan 9th - Belgian Pholien government resigns
Jan 9th - Karel Sys wins European heavyweight boxing title
Jan 9th - Marines give notice that they will recall Ted Williams to active duty
Jan 10th - Jean Anouilh's "La valse des toréadors," premieres in Paris
Jan 10th - The Greatest Show on Earth", directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, starring James Stewart and Carlton Heston, premieres in New York (Best Picture 1953)
Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMilleFilmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille Jan 11th - Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Marianne Moore
Jan 12th - NFL Pro Bowl: National Conference beats American Conference 30-13
Jan 12th - University of Tennessee admits it's 1st black student
Jan 14th - "Today Show" premieres with Dave Garroway & Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV
Jan 14th - Rationing of coffee in Netherlands ends
Jan 14th - Snowstorm in Sierra Nevada kills 26
Jan 16th - New Dutch bible translation finished
Jan 16th - US Standard Board clears Stan Musial to get an $85,000 salary
Jan 17th - 1952 NFL Draft: Bill Wade from University of Vanderbilt first pick by Los Angeles Rams
Jan 19th - NFL takes control of NY Yanks
Jan 19th - PGA approves allowing black participants
Jan 20th - British army occupies Ismailiya, Suez Canal Zone
Jan 20th - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
MLB Legend Stan MusialMLB Legend Stan Musial Jan 21st - Nehru's Congress party wins general election in India
Jan 24th - 1st NFL team in Texas, Dallas Texans formerly NY Yanks
Jan 24th - Fire in main building of French Port Martin Antarctic base
Jan 24th - Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada.
Jan 25th - Test debut of Australian Richie Benaud, v West Indies at the SCG
Jan 26th - At least 20 people have been killed and 100s injured during riots in Cairo against the British
Jan 28th - 40th Women's Australian Championships: Thelma Coyne Long beats Helen Angwin (6-2, 6-3)
Jan 28th - 40th Men's Australian Championships: Ken McGregor beats Frank Sedgman (7-5, 12-10, 2-6, 6-2)
Jan 30th - Lehmer verifies: 2^521-1 & 2^607-1 (183 ciphers) Mersenne-prime #
Governor General of Canada Vincent MasseyGovernor General of Canada Vincent Massey Jan 30th - Paul Creston's 4th Symphony, premieres
Jan 30th - Korean War truce talks deadlock
Jan 31st - Dutch Lutheran Church reunites after 1½ centuries
Jan 31st - Harry Heilmann & Paul Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
Feb 1st - General strike against French colonial management in Tunisia
Feb 1st - SN Behrman's "Jane," premieres in NYC
Feb 2nd - B.B. King's “3 O’Clock Blues” hits #1 on the US Billboard's R&B hit parade to become his first national hit
Feb 4th - 1st black executive of a major TV station (Jackie Robinson-WNBC NY)
Feb 6th - Queen Elizabeth II succeeds King George VI to the British throne
Feb 8th - "RCA Victor Show Starring Dennis Day" debuts on NBC TV
Feb 8th - Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc
Feb 10th - India holds its first general election: Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru remains in power
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth IIQueen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II Feb 11th - 2nd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 108-91 at Boston
Feb 13th - Rocky Marciano defeated Lee Savold for his 39th straight win
Feb 14th - 6th Olympic winter games open at Oslo, Norway
Feb 15th - King George VI is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
Feb 16th - Hall of Famer Honus Wagner, 77, retires; Pirates retire his #33
Feb 16th - Ian Craig makes NSW cricket debut aged 16 years 249 days (NSW record)
Feb 18th - 4th Emmy Awards: Red Skelton, Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca win
Feb 19th - French offensive at Hanoi
Feb 20th - "African Queen" opens at Capitol Theater in NYC
Feb 20th - 1st black umpire in organized baseball certified (Emmett Ashford)
Feb 21st - Bangladesh Martyrs Day (martyrs of Bengali Language Movement)
Feb 21st - Dick Button performs 1st figure skating triple jump in competition
Feb 21st - 9th Golden Globes: A Place in the Sun, Fredric March, & Jane Wyman win
Golfer Sam SneadGolfer Sam Snead Feb 24th - Betty MacKinnon & Sam Snead wins LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament
Feb 25th - 6th Winter Olympic games close at Oslo, Norway
Feb 26th - Netherlands-Indonesian Unity conference
Feb 26th - PM Winston Churchill announces Britain has its own atomic bomb
Feb 29th - Ice Dance Championship at Paris France won by Westwood & Demmy GRB
Feb 29th - Ice Pairs Championship at Paris won by Ria Falk & Paul Falk of GER
Feb 29th - Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Paris won by Jacqueline du Bief of FRA
Feb 29th - Men's Figure Skating Championship in Paris won by Richard Button USA
Feb 29th - The island of Heligoland is restored to German authority.
Mar 1st - Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns
Mar 1st - Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain
Mar 2nd - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston ChurchillSoldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill Mar 3rd - Puerto Rico approves their 1st self written constitution
Mar 5th - Terence Rattigan's "Deep Blue Sea" premieres in London
Mar 8th - Antoine Pinay forms French government
Mar 9th - Heinz Neuhaus wins Europe Heavyweight Boxing title
Mar 10th - Military coup led by General Fulgencio Batista in Cuba
Mar 15th - "2 in the Aisle" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 276 perfs
Mar 15th - Greatest 24-hr rainfall begins: 187 cm at La Reunion, Indian Ocean
Mar 16th - 1870 mm rain in Cilaos, Reunion (world record)
Mar 16th - Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
Mar 18th - 1st plastic lens for cataract patients fitted (Phila)
Mar 18th - Communist offensive in Korea
Mar 20th - 24th Academy Awards - "An American in Paris", Humphrey Bogart & Vivian Leigh win
Mar 20th - Final ratification of peace treaty restoring sovereignty to Japan by US Senate
Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio BatistaCuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista Mar 21st - "3 Wishes for Jamie" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 94 perfs
Mar 21st - -22] Tornadoes in Ark, Tenn, Mo, Miss, Ala & Ky cause 343 deaths
Mar 21st - 31 storms crosses 6 states killing 340 in South-Central US
Mar 21st - Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend 1st rock & roll concert ever
Mar 22nd - Dutch DC-6 crashes near Frankfurt, killing 44
Mar 23rd - Rangers with less than 14 minutes to go blow a 6-2 lead, losing 7-6 to Chicago Black Hawks. Mosienko scores 3 times in 21 seconds
Mar 24th - Great demonstrations against apartheid in South Africa
Mar 26th - 14th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kansas beats St Johns 80-63
Mar 26th - F Durrenmatt's "Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi" premieres in Munich
Mar 27th - Failed assassination attempt of West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
German Chancellor Konrad AdenauerGerman Chancellor Konrad Adenauer Mar 27th - Sun Records of Memphis begins releasing records
Mar 27th - "Singin' in the Rain", a musical comedy starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, is released

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 727

Jan 2nd - Ricky Van Shelton, Grit Va, country singer (Wild-Eyed Dream)
Jan 2nd - Wendy Phillips, American actress (Executive Suite, Promised Land), born in Brooklyn, New York
Jan 2nd - Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001)
Jan 3rd - Jim Ross, American wrestling announcer
Jan 6th - Armelia McQueen, NC (Bkln Conservatory), actress
Jan 6th - Grant Goodeve, New Haven Conn, actor (David-8 is Enough, Dynasty)
Jan 6th - Moondog Spot, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
Jan 6th - Frank Sivero, Italian-born American actor
Jan 7th - Giuliano Ferrara, Italian politician, journalist and founding editor (Il Foglio)
Jan 8th - Lauri Walters, actress (8 is Enough, Harrad Experiment), born in San Franciso, California
Jan 8th - Norm Jarvis, Prince Albert Sask, golfer (1984 Chilliwack)
Jan 8th - Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist
Jan 9th - Eveline L Herfkens, Dutch MP (PvdA)
Jan 9th - Hugh Bayley, British politician
Jan 10th - Scott Thurston, keyboardist/guitarist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
Jan 11th - Ben Daniel Crenshaw, Austin TX, PGA golfer (1976 Bing Crosby)
Jan 11th - Lee Ritenour, jazz musician, born in Los Angeles, California
Jan 11th - Massimo Lopez, Italian comedian
Jan 11th - Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright
Jan 11th - Michael Forshaw, Australian politician
Jan 12th - Ricky Van Shelton, country musician
Jan 12th - Charles Faulkner, American motivational speaker and author
Jan 12th - Walter Mosley, American author
Jan 13th - Cornelius Bumpus, keyboardist (Doobie Bros-Minute by Minute)
Jan 13th - Sharon Gabet, actress (Edge of Night, Another World), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Jan 14th - Sydney Biddle Barrow, madam/autohr (Mayflower Madam)
Jan 14th - Maureen Dowd, American writer
Jan 14th - Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, Prime Minister of Romania
Jan 15th - Melvyn Gale, rocker (ELO)
Jan 16th - Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr, Savannah Ga, Major USAF/astr (STS 39, 64)
Jan 16th - Roberta Baskin, NY, correspondent (48 Hours)
Jan 16th - King Fuad II of Egypt
Jan 17th - Larry Fortensky, former husband of actress Elizabeth Taylor (7th)
Jan 17th - Ryuichi Sakamoto, Jap, rocker (Academy Award 1988, Yellow Magic Orch)
Jan 17th - Darrell Porter, American baseball player (d. 2002)
Jan 18th - R. Stevie Moore, American singer, songwriter, and home recording pioneer
Jan 18th - Michael Behe, American advocate of Intelligent Design
Jan 19th - Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)
Jan 20th - Ian Hill, bass guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin the Law)
Jan 20th - Paul Stanley, [Eisen], rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)
Jan 21st - Marco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist
Jan 21st - Louis Menand, American writer and critic
Jan 22nd - Karen Moe [Thornton], US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1972)
Jan 22nd - Teddy Gentry, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
Jan 22nd - Ace Vergel, Filipino actor (d. 2007)
Jan 23rd - Omar Henry, cricketer (1st colored player for South Africa 1992)
Jan 24th - William F Readdy, Quonset Point RI, astronaut (STS 42, 51, 79)
Jan 25th - Sara Mandiano, French singer and songwriter
Jan 25th - Timothy White, American journalist (d. 2002)
Jan 26th - Mario Runco Jr, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 44, 54, 77), born in The Bronx, New York
Jan 26th - Thomas Edward Henderson, SC, basketballer (Olympic-silver-1972)
Jan 27th - Brian Gottfried, tennis star (Wimbledon Doubles 1976), born in Baltimore, Maryland
Jan 27th - Peter Garland, composer
Jan 27th - "White Shoes" Johnson, American football player
Jan 29th - Tommy Ramone, [Erdelyi], Budapest, Hungary, rock drummer/bassist (Ramones)
Jan 30th - Doug Falconer, Canadian football player
Jan 31st - Rosanne Musgrave, headmistress (Blackheath HS)
Jan 31st - Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter (d. 1969)
Feb 2nd - Genichiro Tenryu, Japanese professional wrestler
Feb 2nd - Park Geun-hye, 1st female President of South Korea (2013-), born in Jung-gu, Taegu
Feb 3rd - Fred Lynn, baseball outfielder (Boston, California, Baltimore), born in Chicago, Illinois
Feb 3rd - Jack Fields, (Rep-R-TX, 1981- )
Feb 4th - Jerry Shirley, rock drummer (Humble Pie-Hot N Nasty, Eat It)
Feb 4th - Lisa Eichhorn, Reading Pa, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks)
Feb 4th - Li Yinhe, Chinese sexologist
Feb 5th - Daniel Balavoine, French singer and songwriter (d. 1986)
Feb 6th - Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)
Feb 6th - Ricardo Lavolpe, Argentine football coach
Feb 7th - Vasco Rossi, Italian singer
Feb 8th - Hans Van de Lubbe, Dutch bassist/singer (Dike)
Feb 8th - Nancy Lord, Libertarian VP candidate (1992)
Feb 9th - Danny White, quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
Feb 9th - Mookie Wilson, American baseball player
Feb 10th - Mike Varty, NFLer
Feb 10th - Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
Feb 12th - Salvador Pineda, Mexico City, doctor
Feb 12th - Simon MacCorkindale, English actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 2010)
Feb 12th - Michael McDonald, St Louis, rock keyboardist/vocals (Doobie Brothers)
Feb 13th - David Puilum Choi, Hong Kong, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
Feb 13th - Ed Gagliardi, American rock bassist (Foreigner-Cold As Ice), born in NYC, (d. 2014)
Feb 13th - Freddy Maertens, Belgian cyclist
Feb 14th - Nancy Keenan, current NARAL president
Feb 16th - James Ingram, Akron, Ohio, American vocalist (Just Once)
Feb 16th - Barry Foote, Major League Baseball player
Feb 17th - Insook Bhushan, Seoul Korea, US US table tennis player (Olympic-92)
Feb 17th - Karin Janz, East German gymnast
Feb 18th - Juice Newton, [Judy Cohen], Virginia, vocalist (Angel of the Morning)
Feb 18th - Veronica "Randy" Crawford, US vocalist (One Day I'll Fly Away)
Feb 19th - Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexico, PHD/astronaut (STS 23)
Feb 19th - Amy Tan, American novelist
Feb 20th - Catherine Cummins, Clintwood Va, 1st of 5 siblings born on 2/20
Feb 21st - Jean-Jacques Brunel, rock bassist (Stranglers-Dreamtime)
Feb 22nd - James Philip Bagian, MDPE/astronaut (STS 29, STS 40), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Feb 22nd - Wayne John Levi, Little Falls NY, PGA golfer (1983 Buick Open)
Feb 22nd - Bill Frist, American politician
Feb 23rd - Brad Whitford, Mass, rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Jamie Got a Gun)
Feb 24th - Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner
Feb 24th - Tom Burleson, USA, basketball (Oly-silv-1972) tallest Olympian-7'4"
Feb 25th - James A Barcia, (Rep-D-Michigan)
Feb 25th - Jerry Chamberlain, American musician

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 13 of 13

Feb 14th - Comedian Joey Adams marries gossip columnist Cindy Heller
Actress Elizabeth TaylorActress Elizabeth Taylor (Feb 21st) Feb 21st - Actress Elizabeth Taylor (19) marries for the 2nd time to actor Michael Wilding (39)
Mar 8th - Future US President Ronald Reagan (41) marries Nancy Davis (30)
Mar 24th - Author of 'James Bond' novels, journalist and secret intelligence agent Ian Fleming marries Anne Geraldine Charteris
Apr 12th - Cambodia king Norodom Sihanouk (29) weds Paule Monique Izzi
Jul 2nd - Zulu-leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi marries Irene Mzila
Jul 9th - American educator, Presbyterian minister and TV host Fred Rogers (24) weds Sara Joanne Byrd
Jul 9th - Country singer June Carter Cash (23) weds singer Carl Smith (25)
Jul 15th - Gerald D Lascelles (under English princess Mary) weds Angela Dowding
Aug 31st - Soprano singer Leontyne Mary Violet Price (25) weds concert bass-baritone singer William Warfield (32)
Oct 17th - Country music legend Hank Williams (29) weds Billie Jean Jones in Minden, Louisiana
Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank WilliamsCountry Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams (Oct 17th) Oct 18th - Latin actress Maria Felix (38) weds actor and singer Jorge Negreta (40) in Mexico
Nov 18th - "Rock Around The Clock" rock and roll pioneer Bill Haley (27) weds Barbara Cupchak

Famous Divorces

Divorces 1 - 3 of 3

Actress Gene TierneyActress Gene Tierney (Feb 28th) Feb 28th - Actress Gene Tierney (31) divorces fashion designer Oleg Cassini (39) after almost 11 years of marriage
May 29th - Country music legend Hank Williams and Audrey Sheppard granted divorce for the second and final time after seven years of marriage. Their first divorce was in 1948.
Jun 11th - Actress Agnes Moorehead (51) divorces actor Jack G. Lee (50) after 22 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 100 of 155

Jan 4th - Constantl Permeke, Flemish painter (Boerin), dies at 65
Jan 5th - Nawab of Pataudi, cricket (play polo 3 Tests for Eng 3 for Ind), dies
Jan 5th - Victor Alexander John Hope, viceroy of India (1936-43), dies at 64
Jan 8th - Antonia Maury, discoverer (supergiant, giant & dwarf stars), dies
Jan 8th - Joseph Arendt, Belgian worker's union leader, dies at 66
Jan 11th - Jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, gen (N-Africa/Indo-China), dies at 61
Jan 11th - Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor (b. 1885)
Jan 14th - Artur Kapp, Estonian composer (b. 1878)
Jan 15th - Ned Hanlon, Premier of Queensland (b. 1887)
Jan 17th - Walter O "Spike" Briggs, owner (Det Tigers), dies at 74
Jan 18th - Curly Howard (Jerome Lester Horwitz), American actor and comedian (The Three Stooges) (b. 1903)
Jan 20th - Arthur Farwell, composer, dies at 74
Jan 22nd - Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Mysteries of Love), dies at 52
Jan 25th - Sveinn Bjornsson, Danish 1st pres of Iceland (1944-52), dies at 70
Jan 26th - Louis van Deyssel, Dutch writer (Diary of Franc Rozelaar), dies at 87
Jan 26th - Khorloogiin Choibalsan, leader of Mongolia (b. 1895)
Feb 2nd - Charles De Roche, actor (10 Commandments), dies at 72
Feb 2nd - Johann Babtist Thaller, composer, dies at 79
Feb 5th - Reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies
Feb 6th - George VI, King of Britain (1936-52), dies at 56
Feb 9th - Norman Douglas, essayist/novelist, dies
Feb 10th - Henry Drysdale Dakin, British-American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (b. 1880)
Feb 13th - Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
Feb 13th - Josephine Tey, English author (b. 1896)
Feb 14th - Maurice De Waele, Belgian cyclist (b. 1896)
Feb 16th - Knut [Pedersen] Hamsun, Norwegian writer (Wanders, Nobel 1920), dies
Feb 19th - Knut Hamsun, writer, dies at 92
Feb 19th - Lawrence Grant, actor (Bulldog Drummond), dies at 82
Feb 27th - Theodorus Pangalos, Greek general/dictator 1926, dies at 74
Mar 1st - Mariano Azuela, Mexican novelist (b. 1873)
Mar 4th - Charles Scott Sherrington, English scientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1857)
Mar 5th - Vladimir Vladimirovich Scherbachov, composer, dies at 63
Mar 7th - Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru (b. 1893)
Mar 11th - Pierre Renoir, French stage and film actor and director (b. 1885)
Mar 21st - Wilhelm Albrecht, German SD-chief, executed
Mar 22nd - Uncle Dave Macon, American musician (b. 1870)
Mar 23rd - Klaas Schilder, Dutch vicar/theologist/antifascist, dies at 61
Mar 31st - Wallace H. White, Jr., American politician (b. 1877)
Apr 2nd - Bernard F Lyot, Fren astronomer (chronograph, Lyot-filter), dies at 55
Apr 5th - Henri Vandeputte, Belgian writer (L'Autre Vie), dies at 75
Apr 5th - Charles Collett, GWR chief mechanical engineer (b. 1871)
Apr 11th - Wadi' Sabra, composer, dies at 76
Apr 13th - [Rosalie] Julia Cuypers, Flemish actress (Adelaarsjong), dies at 79
Apr 21st - Leslie Banks, actor (Henry V, 21 Days, Eye Witness), dies at 61
Apr 21st - [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing, dies at 62
Apr 23rd - Elisabeth Schumann, singer, dies
Apr 23rd - Minus van Looi, [Benjamin van der Neart], Flemish writer, dies at 60
Apr 23rd - Julius Freed, American inventor and banker (b. 1887)
Apr 24th - Hans [Hendrik A] Kramers, physicist (quantum mechanics), dies at 57
Apr 24th - Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State, dies at 82
Apr 26th - Charles L Baars, Dutch actor (Women Tamers), dies at 59
Apr 27th - Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician (b. 1865)
Apr 30th - Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
May 1st - William Fox, [Fried], US film pioneer (Nickelodeon), dies at 73
May 6th - Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60
Educator Maria MontessoriEducator Maria Montessori (May 6th) May 6th - Maria Montessori, Italian physician/educationist, dies at 81
May 8th - William Fox, Austrian-born film producer (b. 1879)
May 9th - Canada Lee, African American actor (Lost Boundaries), dies in NYC at 45
May 11th - Giovanni Tebaldini, composer, dies at 87
May 15th - Albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84
May 15th - Italo Montemezzi, composer, dies at 76
May 16th - Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v South Africa 1892), dies
May 16th - Frances Benjamin Johnston, early American female photgrapher
May 18th - Rossetter Gleason Cole, composer, dies at 86
May 21st - John Garfield, actor (Juarez, Air Force), dies at 39
May 23rd - Georg Alfred Schumann, composer, dies at 85
May 26th - Damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55
May 31st - Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies
Philosopher, Psychologist, Writer John DeweyPhilosopher, Psychologist, Writer John Dewey (Jun 1st) Jun 1st - John Dewey, US philosopher (Common Faith), dies at 92
Jun 9th - Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891)
Jun 12th - Michael von Faulhaber, Cardinal/archbishop of Munich, dies at 83
Jun 13th - Max Pulver, writer, dies
Jun 15th - Jakob Jud, Swiss linguist/etymologist, dies at 70
Jun 16th - Andrew Lawson, Scottish-American geologist, first to map the entire San Andreas Fault (b. 1861)
Jun 17th - Alberto Williams, Argentine composer (Etrerno Reposo), dies at 89
Jun 17th - Jack Parsons, American rocket-fuel pioneer and renegade occultist (b. 1914)
Jun 18th - Efim D Bogolyubov, Russian chess player, dies at 63
Jun 19th - Heinrich Schlusnus, German baritone (b. 1888)
Jun 20th - Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (b. 1898)
Jun 24th - Lodewijk Mortelmans, composer, dies at 84
Jun 27th - Max Dehn, German mathematician (b. 1878)
Jul 2nd - Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cello player/pianist/composer, dies at 56
Jul 3rd - Daniel Zamudio, composer, dies at 64
Jul 3rd - Henriette Bosmans, composer, dies
Jul 4th - Walter Long, dies at 73
Jul 6th - Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, French Canadian politician (b. 1867)
Jul 10th - Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer, dies at 58
Jul 18th - Paul Saintenoy, Belgian architect (b. 1862)
Jul 18th - Jack Earle, American actor and sideshow performer (b. 1906)
Jul 22nd - Antonio Maria Valencia, composer, dies at 49
Jul 22nd - August Balthazar, Belgian politician, dies at 58
Jul 25th - Herbert Murrill, composer, dies at 43
First Lady of Argentina Eva PerónFirst Lady of Argentina Eva Perón (Jul 26th) Jul 26th - Eva Perón [Evita], Argentine First Lady and actress, dies of cancer at 33
Jul 27th - Roland Pope, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
Jul 27th - W de Basil, [US Voskresenski], Russia, ballet dancer, dies
Jul 31st - N B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (South African slow lefty 1947-51), dies
Aug 5th - Sameera Moussa, Egyptian nuclear scientist (b. 1917)
Aug 11th - Riccardo Martin, composer, dies at 77
Aug 12th - David Bergelson, Yiddish language writer (b. 1884)
Aug 16th - Lydia Field Emmet, American painter (b. 1866)

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